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[Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico] Cigarette Companies Mock Tobacco Control Laws in Latin America

With tobacco product advertisements banned in every country in the region, companies are now targeting points of sale in their efforts to increase product visibility, and implementing corporate social responsibility programmes to maintain brand popularit
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Mar 7, 2013 14:56
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[Mexico] Call for more COPD screening for smokers

Screening smokers with spirometry for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) picks up more cases than symptom-based detection, research suggests. The authors say the findings highlight the need for more screening in primary care, which is seldom u
News-Medical.net
added Jan 22, 2013 22:21
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[Mexico] Marlboro palace: how city birds feather their nests

Nicotine-rich cigarette ends that repel parasites are the perfect building material for finches
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 6, 2012 12:14
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[Mexico] Birds use cigarette butts to line nests, St Andrews University study finds

BBC Online
added Dec 5, 2012 19:13
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[Mexico] City birds use cigarette butts to smoke out parasites

Lining nests with material from discarded cigarettes may help keep out parasitic mites.
Nature
added Dec 5, 2012 06:09
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[Mexico] Birds line nests with cigarette butts to repel pests, scientists claim

Scientists in Mexico City studied nests of house sparrows and house finches that each contained, on average, about 10 used cigarette butts.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 5, 2012 05:04
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Average age to start smoking in Mexico is 12 years old, not youth but children

Miguel Karam, researcher and professor at the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (UAEM), stated that smoking “In average the age to start smoking is 12 years old, we are not talking about youth, we are talking about children,” stressed the acad
Yucatan Times (mx)
added Dec 4, 2012 12:50
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Mexico, Texas institutions unite to wage war on tobacco

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the National Institute of Cancer of the United Mexican States, and the Commission of National Institutes and High Specialty Hospitals joined forces today in Mexico City, signing an agreement to develop p
WebWire
added Nov 29, 2012 15:30
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[Mexico, USA] Smoking trends among Mexicans, Mexican-Americans

Led by UC Davis researchers, the first-ever transnational study of Mexico-U.S. migration and smoking has found that U.S.-born Mexican Americans start smoking at an earlier age but are more likely to quit than their counterparts in Mexico. Just published
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 21, 2012 17:06
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[USA] Popular kids in US and Mexico more likely to smoke, studies show

New research from the University of Southern California (USC) and University of Texas finds that popular students in seven Southern California high schools are more likely to smoke cigarettes than their less popular counterparts. The study, which appear
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 6, 2012 02:17
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